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Researchers can now create 3D-printed structures made entirely of liquid

Scientists at Berkeley Labs have discovered a way to create long-lasting 3D-printed structures, some smaller than a human hair, entirely out of liquid by using a "nanoparticle supersoap" to keep the liquids separate.
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Scientists create unpowered 3D-printed objects that can communicate via Wi-Fi

Using only mechanical elements like gears and springs, researchers have devised a way for unpowered plastic objects to communicate with your Wi-Fi network, opening the door to new possible applications.
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Using a bionic hand, Hailey Dawson threw out the first World Series pitch

Hailey Dawson was born with only two fingers on her right hand, due to a rare birth defect, but that didn't stop this avid fan from realizing her dream at the biggest stage in baseball.
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The new-and-improved Mod-T 3D printer isn’t just better — it’s cheaper, too

The creators of the New Matter Mod-T 3D printer are back with a sequel to their low-cost desktop 3D printer -- and this time they say it made the changes to make this a must-have.
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With the Mooz, you can 3D print, carve, and engrave, too

Meet the Mooz, a 3D printer that is not only fully modular, but can also operate as a CNC carver and laser engraver. Because everyone is expected to be a jack of all trades these days, even our machines.
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Cubibot brings affordable 3D printing to the masses

3D printing is no longer reserved for the highly affluent or highly technical -- thanks to the team behind Cubibot, just about anyone can experience the magic of this 21st century printing technique.
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Introduce your kids to the magic of 3D printing with Toybox

Who says 3D-printing is only for scientists, architects, and other professional adults? Certainly not the team behind Toybox, which believes that the best way to explore the possibilities of 3D-printing is to introduce it to children.
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Cosmonauts launch 3D-printed satellite from the International Space Station

NASA and other space agencies have been tinkering with 3D-printed tools to minimize launch costs. This newly launched 3D- printed satellite could very well change the future of space exploration.
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It sounds impossible, but this 3D printer can create objects that are longer than itself

Newly landed on Kickstarter, the BlackBelt 3D Printer promises users the opportunity to print pieces much longer than itself. How? The answer lies in its unusual in-built conveyor belt.
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Holographic 3D printer uses lasers to print thousands of times faster than its rivals

Think you've seen it all when it comes to 3D printing? Daqri's forthcoming hologram-powered 3D printer carries out its prints using green lasers and a tub of goo. Oh, and it's super fast, too.
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New 6-axis 3D printer can print complex objects with gravity-defying overhangs

Two students from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences have developed a 3D printer that uses a tilting bed to print objects with a critical overhang. Suddenly your complex prints just got less time-consuming!
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If you can fit it in your pocket, you can 3D print it with the PocketMaker

A team of young entrepreneurs from Beijing China wanted to bring 3D printing to the masses. The product of their hard work is the PocketMaker 3D, a printer with a price tag so low that almost anyone can afford it.